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Harold Halibut Isn’t a Fish, But He Does Live Underwater

Harold Halibut Isn't a Fish, But He Does Live Underwater

Harold Halibut Isn’t a Fish, But He Does Live Underwater

From Slow Bros. comes a modern adventure with a strong focus on storytelling and exploration


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A vast multi-generational space ship is launched with the goal of continuing life on another planet. Poor planning and internal bickering result in the ship crashing into a planet made completely of water.

You are Harold Halibut, born long after the crash. You live aboard the submerged ship in a utopian society gone awry. You work as a janitor and lab assistant.

Life has been pretty boring so far. But something is coming. Something in the water.

Developer Slow Bros. is creating Harold Halibut using only crafting materials such as wood, clay and metal. Everything in the game is being built using classic sculpting, set-building and clay and puppet fabrication techniques. This gives the game a distinctive look.

Ole Tillmann, Art Director, Writer, Illustrator: There’s something about working with your hands that just can’t be replicated by using a computer. We wanted the feeling of traditional stop-motion films and still benefit from the possibilities of the digital world.

Harold Halibut will be released on Windows, PS4 and Xbox One. The game is to launch sometime in 2019.



Karla Munger

Karla Munger

I've been with JA in one capacity or other since 2003. I'm currently website administrator. I'm also a digital artist (my avatar is one of my creations). I write reviews and articles, create graphics and basically help tend the site. It's work I enjoy very much. I love playing games of all kinds, but adventure and RPGs are my favorites (particularly scary/dark/unsettling ones). At the top of my list are The Cat Lady, The Longest Journey, Dreamfall, Still Life (first one only), Scratches and Culpa Innata. I'm a dyed-in-the-wool recluse and prefer the company of animals, hardware and ghosts to human beings (no offense). And no bio would be complete without my saying that I do NOT care for phones of ANY sort. Further, I think Dell computers are garbage and that Microsoft has become megalomaniacal. "I put my heart and soul into my work, and have lost my mind in the process." - Vincent Van Gogh "I need solitude for my writing; not like a hermit - that wouldn't be enough - but like a dead man." - Franz Kafka "I've been to hell and back, my boy." - Susan Ashworth, The Cat Lady

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